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How long does flu headache last

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
TYPICALLY: 5-10 days.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly...unlikely: The statement that you have anxiety provided a clue to your headaches. Flu shots do not cause illnesses even though they have been frequently accused. ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Encephalitis: Encephalitis in your case is not likely as it causes fever, confusion, drowsiness and often coma. Your headaches could be due to sinusitis, or tension ... Read More
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Dr. William Byars
44 years experience Family Medicine
Only if severe: If this is a totally different type of headache from those you may have ever had, it might possibly be from a viral infection. Technically such an inf ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
SINUSITIS: Headache, postnasal drip, tender sinusis you need antibiotic rx x 10 days. If still symptomatic, consult ent.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
Do you get migraines: Sounds more like a prolonged migraine, or status migrainosus, and not the flu. Please call your pediatrician. Feel better!
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Caffeine withdrawal: It sounds as if you're withdrawing from caffeine, which is in both Excedrin and coffee. The headaches can last 48 hours, and the other symptoms (body ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
19 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Viral illness: When one suffers from viral illness all these symptoms are possible. You should rest cognitively and physically. Drink plenty of water, eat regularl ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Could be: Important to recognise that it could be corona virus but mild to moderate disease is treated at home and in self isolation with support. It is also im ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a OB MD now: No offense to GP's, but you should be seeing a OB MD for prenatal care to whom you can ask your question for a more accurate answer.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Up to 14 days: Viral illnesses can cause symptoms that last 10-14 days.
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